Definition of on the decrease in English:

on the decrease

Becoming less common or widespread; decreasing: marriage is on the decrease
More example sentences
  • With inflation set to fall even further from an all time low of 1.9% in December for once the trend may just show the graph on the decrease rather than on an ever increasing curve.
  • The total investment however, has been steadily on the decrease since the economic crisis hit the country in the middle of 1997.
  • Such being the case, it is not exaggerating to say that the number of applicants for the doctoral degree is on the decrease in Korea.
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